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The Top Social Media Tools To Make Your Business More Productive

A company focused on the newest developments in the digital world is often as good as the tools it is using. No matter how argumentative a debate can …

Project Management

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.<p>Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Creative Writing

The 50 Blogs Every B2B Marketer Should Follow | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

<i>Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Sales and Marketing Solutions EMEA Blog.</i><p>I was updating my Feedly RSS feed last month as …

Marketing

Vietnamese Invasion Of Cambodia Draws Criticism by U.S.

The United States yesterday criticized the Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia and expressed the hope that great powers would not become directly involved in the rapidly escalating war in Indochina.<p>This first official American criticism of the Vietnamese war effort, tempered by a reminder of America's …

Asia

24 Stress-Free Parenting Tips From Big Families

Parents with lots of kids don’t care about being perfect—they’re excited to do things the easy way.<p>With seven kids ages 2 to 13, Leah Ward says her home in Cameron Park, California, could easily turn into a madhouse every morning. Breakfasts to make. Lunches to pack. Shoes to find. Hair to fix. …

Parenting

Mom’s Brilliant Comics About Raising First- And Second-Born Kids Are Spot On

We’d like to say these are comics only a mother could love — but they could make anyone chuckle.<p>Weng Chen, a “30-something” video game developer from Seattle, Washington, draws extremely relatable comics about motherhood.<p>One of her favorite subjects is illustrating the difference between raising a …

Parenting

A journey through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago

The <i>Tet</i> rush usually starts a month before the clock strikes Lunar New Year, with people busy shopping, preparing for the homecoming, cleaning and …

This was the Vietnam I dreamed of

Determined to neither exceed nor ease from the posted 70-km-per-hour speed limit along Vietnam's National Route 1A, my driver, Dai, pulsed the gas pedal with his foot as we traveled north on the two-lane highway to the imperial city of Hue.<p>The road climbed gently from the outskirts of Da Nang …

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

Country Lifestyle

Americans reveal the things they find strangest about traveling in Europe

Travelers from other countries who visit the US are mystified by many things — the ridiculously large portion sizes, squirrels, and the gap between toilet stall doors, to name a few. (You can read the full list here.)<p>But American tourists are just as bewildered by some aspects of life in European …

Lawn Mowing

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

* prints and tapes to fridge *

Two Days in Ho Chi Minh: Things to Do

Two days in Ho Chi Minh is a short time to spare for this big city, but you’ll get a good feel of it in this short time frame. It’s a city of …

The Mystery of Hanoi Hannah

Her name was Trinh Thi Ngo, but she called herself Thu Huong, “The Fragrance of Autumn<i>.”</i> We called her Hanoi Hannah. She was North Vietnam’s chief voice of propaganda, reaching out over the airwaves to American servicemen across South Vietnam, attempting to convince them that the war was immoral …

Vietnam

5 hidden corners of Vietnam

These Vietnamese gems are relatively unknown outside the country. Get there now, before the hordes arrive<p>1. Ba Bể National Park<p>Situated deep in the …

The Journalist-Viet Cong Spy Who Changed the Course of the Vietnam War

Pham Xuan An was a Time magazine correspondent and North Vietnamese spy. He chose the targets for the Tet Offensive, 50 years ago, then spun the …

Raw blood soup can cost you your Tet: Vietnam ministry

<b>Vietnam’s health ministry has recommended that people think twice about having a favorite blood-based dish if they do not want to enjoy the upcoming</b> …

10 Hanoi food shops that don’t need a name to be famous

In Hanoi, a mobile kitchen, some plastic tables, stools and a few waiters sprinting around are sometimes all it needs to make a street food stall …

Vietnam

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The Best New Spirits of 2017

2017 was a banner year for new expressions in all liquor (and liqueur) categories. Distillers and blenders have been experimenting with oak finishes, herbal infusions, unusual spirit bases, flavor profiles, and even with color. And each new expression changes how you approach a Manhattan, martini, …

Whiskey

Want to escape the bitter cold of winter? Vietnam’s Mekong waterways have the answer

Many say winter is the most beautiful and magical time of the year, when white snow, sparkling decorations and family reunions lighten the mood of …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Bizarre, Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.<p>This colorful and intricately detailed map from 1587 is more than nine feet by nine feet when fully assembled. For the last 430 years, its 60 individual sheets were bound together as an …

I Can't Stop Drinking Coffee Out of This Temperature-Regulating Mug

My daily coffee routine goes something like this: I arrive at the office, drop my bag next to my desk, grab my mug, and head to the kitchen. I fill …

It's Fine to Use Just One Meat in Your Meatballs—As Long As It’s This One

Veal, pork, and beef have gained a sort of cult status as the proper trio of proteins to populate the Italian-American meatball. I’ve interviewed …

Cooking

The 10 Best Movies of 2017

Phantom Thread<p>Hushed, creepy, a shade absurd: It’s Paul Thomas Anderson’s portrait of the artist as a man who must orchestrate every aspect of his …

Sietsema’s 10 Worst Dishes of 2017

That time of year has come again to praise the year’s good food and damn the bad. Well, this is the damning part, featuring the worst things I ate this past year, things that etched themselves into my nightmares and still provoke a gag reflex. Ironically, many of these dishes are from otherwise …

Manhattan

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2017

In January, I taped a three-by-five card next to my workstation at home and wrote “Best Shows” at the top of it, like I do every January. Whenever I …

The perfect beachfront luxury resort hid​den in Vietnam…

Far away from Vietnam’s big cities, Lang Co offers an idyllic tropical escape from the world. With pristine white sand beaches, glistening blue sea …

Asia Travel

18 places in Japan you’ve never heard of and should consider visiting

Do you know what really grinds my gears? When people visit Tokyo and think they’ve seen the whole of Japan. Don’t get me wrong. Tokyo is a …

8 Books Bill Gates Read and Loved in 2017

Philanthropy may keep him busy, but Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates still finds the time to read about 50 books every year. He often writes about …